Pest Peeves

How to feed birds without attracting rats

rat on a bird feeder
With the growing popularity of bird feeding, people are now faced with an “interesting” problem – rats. The nasty rodents are attracted easily by the seeds people use to feed birds, turning themselves into unwanted house guests.  So, h ... Read More

How to Check Used Furniture for Bed Bugs

inspecting used furniture for bed bugs
So, you scored a real bargain at the charity shop and now you’ve got a brand new sofa for your living room. Brilliant, but as you’re already here, you suspect that you should know how to tell if used furniture has bed bugs.  Well, you’re r ... Read More

Cold-Weather Invaders – Sneaky Winter Pests to Look Out For

squirrel trying to get inside through a window
There’s a common misconception that pests are more prevalent in the summer. The hotter months can indeed be the most active season for some critters, especially insects. However, there are many winter pests for which you should be on the lookout. W ... Read More

Can Cockroaches Survive Nuclear War?

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Most of us are familiar with the idea that if ever humanity was wiped off the earth by a nuclear war, cockroaches would triumph. It’s one of the many folk legends surrounding this tenacious and generally despised insect. But is it true? Cockroa ... Read More

Reasons Squirrels Come Into Your Home and How to Keep Them Away

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People often describe squirrels as cute and playful. But despite being seemingly innocent, these critters can become a real nuisance if they make it into your home. Like all animals, squirrels like to build their nests in a secluded place, away from ... Read More

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